A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog.
Don't gobblefunk around with words.
We are now about to visit the most marvellous places and see the most wonderful things!
James and the Giant Peach
It doesn't matter who you are or what you look like so long as somebody loves you.
If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
Never grow up. Always down.
George's Marvellous Medicine
Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.
Billy and the Minpins
Matilda is a genius. Unfortunately her parents are too stupid to notice, and her horrible headmistress The Trunchbull is bullying everybody at Crunchem Hall. But Matilda has a trick or two up her sleeve...
Nobody has heard from Willy Wonka or his amazing chocolate factory for years. When he invites the winners of five Golden Tickets to visit his factory, the whole world is after those tickets!
Witches absolutely detest children. To a witch, a child smells like dogs' droppings. And now the Grand High Witch is planning to get rid of every child in England - can anybody stop them?
James Henry Trotter lives with his two horrid aunts, Spiker and Sponge. He hasn't got a single friend in the whole wide world - that is, until he meets some rather peculiar insects aboard a giant, magical peach!
The Big Friendly Giant is unlike all the other giants. For a start, he doesn't like to eat people - and it's not long before he and orphan Sophie become the very best of friends.
Three horrid farmers - Boggis, Bunce and Bean - hate cunning Mr Fox, who outwits them at every turn. But poor Mr Fox and his friends don't realise how determined the farmers are to get them...
Mr Twit hates his wife. Mrs Twit detests her husband. This repulsive pair like nothing more than playing wicked tricks on one another. Sooner or later, things are going to go too far...
Saying things backwards can make magic happen. Just ask Mr Hoppy and Mrs Silver! Esio Trot is the story of a very shy man and a very kind woman, and a small tortoise called Alfie who brings them together.
Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, which provides specialist nurses and support for seriously ill children across the UK, is delighted to announce that Dr Nighat Arif, resident GP for BBC Breakfast and This Morning, has been appointed as an ambassador for the charity.
It’s nearly here! Roald Dahl Story Day is this Sunday 13th of September.
Schools and groups across the UK are taking part in fundraising on Roald Dahl Story Day to help Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity establish more Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses, so we thought we’d ask some of our nurses and the children they support, what their favourite Roald Dahl story is and why?
We thought we'd better write it down, because it's going to be more packed with delights than you could possibly imagine.
Charlie, who has epilepsy and is supported by Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Kirsten, chose to celebrate his 13th birthday with an engraved wristband as a special memory of his 2.6 challenge to raise money for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity and to thank Kirsten.
Sela (15) was born with the serious, lifelong illness, Sickle Cell Anaemia and is cared for by Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Caroline at St. Georges Hospital in Tooting. We caught up with Sela and his mum, Jacqueline to find out more about how she helps.
This Friday is Sickle Cell Awareness Day and to recognise the important work our Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses do to support families with Sickle Cell across the UK, we are sharing stories this week. Cianna is cared for by Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Lesley. We caught up with Cianna and her mum Hayley to find out how Lesley supports the whole family and why specialist nurses are so important.
Supported by Doctor Who star, Jodie Whittaker, Blue Peter Presenter, Richie Driss and CBBC Presenter, Ed Petrie.
Stories are good for you.
Roald Dahl said, "If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely."
We believe in doing good things.
Ten percent of The Roald Dahl Story Company Limited’s (company number 11099347) operating profit goes to charity. This all means we give lots of money to good causes.